Classes

All About Embroidery

Take the fear out of machine embroidery. Lessons that focus on machine embroidery techniques, stabilizers, embroidery placement and design collections. Become empowered to overcome the fear of machine embroidery and enjoy embroidery success. Fri. Jan 9, 9am Zip it Up Have you wondered about what the differences are between using an alphabet design collection and using a font on the machine or in the software? Learn the difference while making this unique bag that zips up to create a bag perfect for holding sparkling cider, wine or even bubble bath. Unzip it and it lays flat! Embroider the bag to make it truly personalized for the recipient. Fri. Feb 20, 9am Pretty Practical Learn to use design templates and the actual pattern piece to get exact embroidery placement while making this thread bag and pin cushion which is pretty and also functional. The weighted pin cushion sits on the table and the holds the bag to catch your thread snips as you sew. You can also use the bag pattern to create a cute little purse! Fri. Mar 6, 9am Keep Warm and Carry on Get a handle on how to embroider on items with lots of seams and to use an embroidery product that lets you turn your embroidery design into a fusible appliqué. Learn these techniques and be the hit of the next potluck as you proudly carry your dish in this VERY easy-to-make and clever embroidered carrier.

Cost: $ FREE
Basic QuiltMaking

Corrine will teach you proper cutting, accurate piecing, how to put on a border, “sandwiching”, machine quilting and binding! Minimum 2 students

Cost: $ 50.00
Basic Serger Use

All Sergers This class covers threading, tension, corners, rolled hem and flat lock. (Sergers not purchased at Becky's Fabrics are welcome, with a $40 class fee.)

Beginning Software

This 4-part class is intended for you to become comfortable navigating through the basic functions of your Bernina 7 embroidery software.

Cost: $ 10.00
Bernina Club LIFESTYLES

Integrate sewing into your life. Lessons that incorporate presser feet, accessories, BERNINA machine and Overlocker/Serger techniques in projects for everyday living. Fri. Jan 9, 9am Order in the closet! Sew up a hanging jewelry organizer to make accessorizing easy. Learn tips for sewing with vinyl, applying bindings and more. Achieve professional results with industry inspired presser feet & attachments. Fri. Feb 20, 9am Power Zips Zippers can be added anywhere to up-style your favorite patterns and ready to wear. See how zipper feet make this an easy task in combination with machine features—even an overlocker/serger can do zippers. Fri. Mar 6, 9am Applique Adventure Learn the machine appliqué tips & tricks that make it foolproof and fun. Try out different feet with fully customizable stitches to get just the look you’re after. Enjoy using these simple motifs on a variety of projects including Foamology.

Cost: $ FREE
Blackboard Bags

Write on the “blackboard” with your machine embroidery and turn this into a multi-use bag.

Cost: $ 20.00
Bloom Selvedge Pillow

An easy pillow project that showcases the selvedge information that you’d normally toss; now it’s a record of your fabric stash.

Cost: $ 30.00
Creative Stitch Fun- May Basket

Circles of fancy stitches are such fun and so easy with the Bernina circle accessory. You have seen the May basket in class; now let’s make one of your own.

Cost: $ 35.00
DesignWorks DECODED

Cracking the DesignWorks Software mystery Lessons that demonstrate simple Design-Works Software techniques to inspire the use of the DesignWorks tools. Super Bowl 2015 / Sat., Mar. 7 Design a Cutwork bowl embellished with PaintWork and CrystalWork. You won’t be able to make just one!

Embroidery 1

All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines Using a simple design, you will resize, combine and change density, then stitch out your creation.

Embroidery 2

All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines This class covers multi-hooping, word art and endless embroidery.

Embroidery: Getting Started

All Bernette/BERNINA embroidery machines This class will cover the basics of needles, threads and stabilizers. Bring your computer to class to practice getting designs ready.

Free Motion McTavishing

Corrine will share her techniques for machine quilting the Karen McTavish way—tight, detailed patterns that fill in a background beautifully! A great class for beginner machine quilters, and those looking for a bit of a challenge!

Cost: $ 20.00
Friendship Pillow

Learn (or relearn) how to multi-hoop doing machine embroidery by making an “event” pillow wrap. If you are lucky enough to have the jumbo hoop, it’s just one hooping.

Cost: $ 35.00
Friendship Star Quilt

If you desire to make your own quilted creations this is the perfect beginner class for you! Learn techniques for all facets in the quilting process from preparing fabric to attaching binding.

Cost: $ 50.00
Hexagon Braid Tablerunner

Use a simple method to make a braid and turn it into a table runner.

Cost: $ 35.00
How Does My Machine Work?

This is a basic class to help you learn how to operate your sewing machine. ALL makes and models are invited to attend!

Cost: $ 20.00
Imperial Gardens Sampler

Software & Embroidery $160 Embroidery Only $90 Fri. Jan 16 Part 1 Software 10am-3pm Sat. Jan 17 Part 1 Embroidery 10am-3pm Fri. Feb 13 Part 2 Software 10am-3pm Sat. Feb 14 Part 2 Embroidery 10am-3pm Sat. Mar 21 Part 3 Embroidery 10am-3pm Lynette and Marijean are working together to bring you this special multi-part class. Explore the garden’s flowers, flourishes, airy leaves, medallions and gossamer border designs to create a lovely sampler quilt. Using your BERNINA Software 7, you will set-up the blocks on Friday and stitch them out on Saturday. If you do not have Software, you can sign up for just the embroidery part of the Sampler.

Cost: $ 160.00
Iris Garden Paper Pieced Wallhanging

You will learn a paper piecing technique and the results are precise points and sharp edges.

Cost: $ 35.00
Kids Sewing: Hedgehog Potholder

Our kids classes are designed to help beginning students learn the correct sewing techniques, while having a really fun time! No experience necessary. Sewing machines are provided. Sign up soon, as space is very limited.

Cost: $ 25.00
Kids Sewing: Mini-Purse

Our kids classes are designed to help beginning students learn the correct sewing techniques, while having a really fun time! No experience necessary. Sewing machines are provided. Sign up soon, as space is very limited.

Cost: $ 25.00
Kids Sewing: Stuffed Frog

Students will learn basic sewing techniques and create a cute owl pot holder! No experience necessary. Sewing machines are provided. Sign up soon, as space is very limited.

Cost: $ 30.00
Kids: Pajama Pants

Our kids classes are designed to help beginning students learn the correct sewing techniques, while having a really fun time! No experience necessary. Sewing machines are provided. Sign up soon, as space is very limited.

Cost: $ 30.00
Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out 4-8pm $6/night Bring your supplies and a project to work on while enjoying the company of some great ladies!! We’ll provide the pizza!

Cost: $ 6.00
Machine Quilting with the BSR

Corrine has mastered the Bernina Stitch Regulator and you can too! Students who don’t have the BSR are welcome to come learn, also. Minimum 2 students.

Cost: $ 25.00
Monogram Towel Set

Need a quick gift? Use your embroidery machine to monogram a towel set.

Cost: $ 20.00
My Bernina 1

Bernette through 5-Series machines You will learn about thread, needle options, presser feet and basic stitching. Plus oiling and machine maintenance.

My Bernina 2

Bernette through 5-Series Explore the decorative stitches and lettering available in your machine. Plus, learn free motion quilting with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator.

My Bernina 7 & 8

7-series and 8-series machines You will cover the set-up, basic operation, and learn how to access and use the functions, stitches, dual feed and care of your machine.

My Bernina: Creative Options

5-series through 8-series You will learn about decorative stitches, memory, and directional sewing.

Redwork & Watercolor

Choose your own redwork design(s) that you would like to use for a wall hanging, table runner, quilt – whatever. You’ll machine embroider them and then learn how to add color with pencils. Maximum 8 students.

Cost: $ 25.00
Serge Ahead

All Sergers Your serger can do more than seaming and edge finishing. How about chain and cover stitching, and embellishments?

Serger Scrappy Tablerunner

Collect all your small scraps and with help of your serger, make a fun table runner or set of place mats.

Cost: $ 30.00
Software Inspirations INSPIRED

Inspired to create with Software 7 Lessons that show how BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 can be incorporated into every embroidery project. Sat. Jan 10, noon, Digitize a Logo Discover some basic digitizing techniques while we create an embroidery design working only from a poor quality graphic. Work with small lettering will also be covered. Sat. Feb 21, noon, Blooming Bliss Quilt Design a "jellyroll" quilt project and coordinating quilt pat-terns using BERNINA Embroidery Software 7, Artwork Canvas and the Quilter program. Sat. Mar 7, noon, All Geared Up Use the tools in Art Canvas to create "gear" shapes for unique quilting and applique patterns.

Events

Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party

Anita Goodesign Fri. Mar 13 & Sat. Mar 14 9am-5pm $79 includes everything It’s a party! You will not only learn a lot about machine embroidery, but you will have fun doing it! At the party you will eat, laugh, play games and enter to win prizes! What’s not to love? The environment is Team sewing so everyone is not watching the educator, but actually learning hands-on in groups. You are able to stitch out projects, learn the machines & interact with fellow sewers! During team sewing you will make friends and learn new embroidery techniques. A party isn’t complete without food! Each event will include lunch, snacks and dessert (chocolate)! During lunch you will also have extra time to watch machines in action, explore our sample wall and purchase our designs. Plus we offer giveaways, prizes and discounts on our products. If you sign up early enough you will get a Bonus CD valued at $300! Did we mention chocolate? Your lunch is included in your entrance fee as well as snacks and drinks!

Cost: $ 79.00
Christmas Day

We are closed for Christmas

Christmas Eve

We will have special hours on Christmas Eve 10am-2pm

New Years Day

We will be CLOSED on January 1st

New Years Eve

We have special hours on December 31st.

Sale/Promotion

Emily & Owen's Birthday Sale

Monday, March 9 through Wednesday, March 11

Holiday 2014

We have Holiday specials November 20-December 1

National Embroidery Month

National Embroidery Month 0% interest for 48 Months Financing Thursday, February 12 through Monday, February 16

Ryan's 3rd Birthday Sale

Our big guy is turning 3 years old, so we're celebrating with a SALE!

Spring Sale

Spring Sale 0% interest for 48 Months Financing Thursday, March 12 through Monday, March 16

Touchdown Bernina

Thursday, January 29 through Monday, February 2